Looking for 16s or 18s rRNA database

Betastar insq at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 24 04:30:09 EST 2001


Hello all - 

I'm looking for a database or source to get 16s or 18s rRNA sequences
without having to extract them through NCBI.  While NCBI is a good
source of information, if I enter something like 
"16s Staphylcoccus aureus" I get 80 hits.  For other species I'm
getting a lot of partial sequences or finding a lot of updates and
having to trace the most recent one.

My goal is to have some rRNA sequences to make species trees, so I
guess it doesn't have to be 16s or 18s, but an rRNA database would be
wonderful if anyone knows of one.

Thank you.





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